CHB Health Centre: Information for families | whanāu

Members of the New Zealand Nurses Organisation are planning to take strike action from 7:00am Thursday 12 July to &:090 am Friday 13 July.

Services at Central Hawke's Bay Health Centre will be significantly reduced on Thursday 12 July.

IMPACT: CHB Health Centre ward will be closed on 12 July. No District Nursing services will be provided.

Services open Services Closed

General practices and pharmacy will be open as normal.

GPs will be focussed on urgent cases only, so patients with regular  non-urgent appointments will be rescheduled.

Laboratory and Radiology are open as normal.

Community dental services will be open as usual.

After hours calls will be diverted to Hastings for advice. Usual phone numbers remain 06 858 9090 or 0800 643 745.

Emergency Mental Health services phone 0800 112 334, support will be provided by Hastings-based services.


CHB Health Centre ward, all outpatient and district nursing services will be closed.

For more information

Hawke's Bay DHB patient enquiry free phone 0800 248 794 press 2

Healthline for free health advice  24/7 phone 0800 611 116


Patients who are receiving treatment or have appointments at Hawke’s Bay Hospital, Hastings will have been contacted directly if they are affected by the strike action. 

If uncertain about their appointment phone 0800 248 794 press 2.